Female Genital Mutilation (Protection and Guidance) (Scotland) Bill

 

Stage: 2

A Bill for an Act of the Scottish Parliament to provide for female genital mutilation protection orders and for guidance in relation to such orders and in relation to the prevention of female genital mutilation generally; and for connected purposes.

Current Status of the Bill

This Scottish Government Bill was introduced by the Cabinet Secretary for Social Security and Older People, Shirley-Anne Somerville MSP, on 29 May 2019.  Stage 1 completed 18 December 2019.

Stage 1

Lead Committee: Equalities and Human Rights 

27 June 2019, (private) 

12 September 2019, (evidence) 

19 September 2019, (evidence)

10 October 2019, (evidence) 

7 November 2019, (evidence) 

14 November 2019, (evidence) 

Female Genital Mutilation (Protection and Guidance) (Scotland) Bill - Stage 1 Report 

Dates of Consideration by other committees:

Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee, 3 September 2019 

Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee, 29 October 2019 

Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee, 54th Report 2019 (Session 5): Female Genital Mutilation (Protection and Guidance) (Scotland) Bill: Stage 1

Stage 1 debate, 18 December 2019

Official Report and Minute

Stage 2

Daily list of amendments 15/01/20

Daily list of amendments 16/01/20

Stage 2, 23 January 2020

All amendments should be lodged by 12 noon on Friday 17 January with the clerks in the Legislation Team ([email protected])

 
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